In spite of a series of falls that have left his whole body in pain and an aching tailbone, Dakar rookie Salman Mohammed Farhan isn't giving up easily. The man from Bahrain is soldiering on with a broken road book!
Sam Sunderland has been slapped with a 5-minute penalty for speeding, pushing him down to eighth place in the stage. Ignacio Cornejo has taken his first ever Dakar stage win after all!
Starting dead last, Ross Branch produced a solid performance today, finishing just 1'06' shy of what could have been his second stage win.
Arnold Brucy is as tough as nails. Even after sustaining a traumatic brain injury in a crash at km 353, the Frenchman is determined to continue his fourth Dakar!